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Pioneer Scholarships

The following scholarships are available through the Pioneer Scholarships website. Log in with your MyCSUEB credentials.  Other general scholarships are also available on the site.

  • Parry Family Nursing Scholarship
  • Isabel Chenoweth MT Diablo Foundation
  • The Elsie Sanderson Scholarship
  • Alameda/Contra Costa County Medical Association Scholarship (automatically considered based on your completed General Application)


Non Pioneer Scholarships
Name of the Scholarship Due By Number of Scholarships Amount Criteria
California Nursing Students' Association (CNSA) Scholarship Not Due At This Time Varies Varies


  • Enrolled in state-approved pre-licensure nursing program
  • Current NSNA member
  • Current GPA 3.00 or higher
  • Personal essay
  • Letter of reference
  • Nursing student engagement examples


eQuality Scholarship


January 31, 2020 Up to Two $6000


  • Service to LGBT+ community
  • Enrolled in ADN or BSN Program
  • Good academic standing


  • Service to LGBT+ community
  • Leadership
  • Hardship or special circumstances
  • Academic Achievement
  • Available for interview March 15 or March 21


Ava Elliott Student Scholarship

January 28, 2020 One $500 Nursing students interested in working at Children's Hospital
  • 3rd or 4th year of BSN program or:
  • enrolled in Masters entry RN program at undergraduate level or:
  • enrolled in other RN baccalaureate programs (e.g. accelerated program). Minorities encouraged to apply.


Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarship

February 14 Varies Varies See brochure or SVCF website for all listed scholarships, including Latinos in Technology Scholarship.

California Association of Colleges of Nursing (CACN)

Graduate Nursing Student Scholarship

Not Due At This Time Two $2000 ELIGIBILITY:
  • Students preparing for or in role of nurse educator
  • Enrolled in graduate nursing program
  • GPA 3.25 or higher
  • Committed to teach in School of Nursing at baccalaureate level for two years

  • Personal Statement
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Recent CV


Uniform Advantage - GNSA Scholarship

Graduate Nursing Scholarship

January 31, 2020


September 2020

Two $2500


  • Enrolled in graduate nursing program
  • GNSA member (free to join)
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident


  • Academic or Professional Reference
  • 500 word essay
See scholarship website for additional details.

Washington Hospital Service League Scholarship

Not Due At This Time One $1000 Students who are pursuing studies in a health-related field.
  • U.S. Citizen/ Permanent Resident (provide proof)
  • Resident of Washington Hospital District -  Fremont, Newark, Union City, and part of Hayward.
  • 22 years of age or younger as of December 31st.
  • Accepted by accredited school offering associate, bachelor or higher degree program in health-related field.
  • Full-time student.
  • Official high school or current college transcript
  • At least 100 hours volunteer service or work in health-related field.
  • Current letters of recommendation, one each, from three of following: a. Designee of Volunteer Services, b. Employer, c. Counselor/Advisor, d. Teacher
Eden Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship Not Due At This Time Varies Varies
  • Resident of Castro Valley, Hayward, San Leandro, San Lorenzo or Ashland
  • Enrolled and in good standing
  • Complete forms
  • Transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation
Nu-Xi At Large Sigma Theta Tau Scholarship Fund Early June Two $500
  • First or Second Year nursing students
  • GPA >= 3.5
  • Good academic standing
  • Demonstrate need
  • Essay

California East Bay Oncology Nursing Society (CEBONS) Scholarship


April 10, 2020



  • Undergraduate Nursing Student at Concord Campus
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Enrolled in and in good standing
  • Interest in Oncology Nursing
  • Financial Need (100 word statement)
  • Essay 500 words or less on why he/she chose nursing, volunteer work, career plans, interest in oncology.
  • Letter of recommendation from two Nursing faculty


Other Nursing Scholarships
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